Chin Augmentation Washington, DC
Chin Implant Surgery in Washington DC, Chevy Chase Maryland (20815) and Herndon Virginia (20170)
Chin implant surgery, also known as chin augmentation, is a plastic surgery procedure which uses an implant to improve the appearance of a weak chin and create better balance among the facial features. The procedure may be performed on its own or in conjunction with other procedures such as a facelift. Good candidates for chin augmentation include healthy patients who are looking to improve the appearance of a weak chin.
Dr. Naderi performs chin augmentation in one of the INOVA system hospitals, which include Fair Oaks Hospital, Loudoun Hospital, Fairfax Hospital, and Mt. Vernon Hospital. The procedure takes about thirty minutes to complete and may be performed with MAC (monitored anesthesia care), local anesthesia, or general anesthesia. A very small incision may be made under the chin or inside of the mouth. Once the incision is made, an appropriately size implant is placed under the periosteum. Dr. Naderi uses Mersilene mesh rather the pre-made silastic or medpore implants. Mersilene mesh offers many advantages as there is no risk of shifting, no need for screws, and the implant's edges cannot be felt through the skin. With time, the patient's own scar tissue grows through the implant and the results are very natural.
Recovery after chin augmentation takes approximately seven days. Discomfort may occur during the first few days and this can be controlled with medication. Swelling and bruising are common, and patients may find it difficult to talk and smile at first. Dietary restrictions may be necessary. External stitches may be removed in seven days, while intraoral sutures will dissolve on their own. Most patients may return to work in about five days, though more strenuous activities will need to be postponed for about two weeks.
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ABOUT DR. NADERIDr. Naderi is a true Specialist Cosmetic Surgeon with distinguished Facial Plastic Surgery practices in the Washington DC area dedicated to Rhinoplasty, Revision Rhinoplasty & Facial Rejuvenation using Botox and Dermal Fillers.
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ABOUT DR. KULAKDr. Kulak is an "aging face" specialist. The main focus of her cosmetic surgery practice is rejuvenation of the aging face which includes face lift, neck lift, eyelid lift, brow lift, fat transfer, and skin resurfacing with lasers or peels. She does not do any breast or body plastic surgery nor does she do any rhinoplasty. She is a true specialist surgeon. Dr. Kulak is known for her fantastic and natural face lift results without the telltale signs of "plastic surgery."
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